Parsis

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Scholarship Alert

Description: Ministry of Tribal Affairs, GoI and Photo division of MoIB are jointly organising this photo contest. The theme for the competition is “tribal customs & heritage.”Eligibility: Category 1: All amateur photographers; Category 2: Tribal stu ... [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Decision on minority status for Pandits rests with govt

Decision on minority status for Pandits rests with govt — By , September 18, 2014 12:10 am New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the NDA government announcing a Rs 500-crore package for the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits, Minority Affairs Minister Najma ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

9/18/2014: Metro: Delhi Parsi body’s plan to open cemetery for non-Zoroastrian spouses meets stiff opposition

MUMBAI: A recent proposal by the Delhi Parsi Anjuman (DPA) — which manages the community’s affairs in Delhi — to liberalise rules regarding the opening of their cemetery to non-Zoroastrian spouses has met with stiff resistance from the Parsis’ nation ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Spirituality and calm dominate her canvas

My mother is the religious one and I have inherited the same traits from her. I have always been inspired by our cultural upbringing. Whether one lives in metros, villages or anywhere in the universe, one is in constant touch with God. My paintings connect ... [Published Deccan Herald - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Past Masters: History enthusiasts document their tiny communities

Mumbai is a city churning with stories. They tumble out of potholes, echo in colonial archways and seep from the damp walls of dilapidated buildings. So it's fitting that an army of amateur historians has taken it upon themselves to document every aspect ... [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Congress disbands all Minority cells in country, reconstitution in process

Realising that 'Minority' does not mean just Muslim community but the Constitution also provides similar status to Christians, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs and Parsis, Congress today dissolved all Minority cells and decided to re-constitute them. "We realised ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Parsis plan 2-yr ad blitz to increase numbers

In a first, Parsis are gearing up with a massive advertisement campaign to tackle the issue of their dwindling population. Ad veteran Sam Balsara and his team at Madison have designed a four-pronged campaign that urges Parsis to have early marriages, ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

9/14/2014: MISCELLANY: THE CASE OF THE VANISHING ARMENIANS

tive city. The Anglo-Indians mixed with the Bengali elite, the Armenians and Parsis. These small communities roared in the 1920s and swung to the tune of the 1960s. Those were the days of cabaret in the mornings, sensual singers crooning at Mocambo a ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: Parsis
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Qissa-e-Parsi

PrevBy The Guide Team | Posted 12-Sep-2014Watch the engaging documentary by Divya Cowasji and Shilpi Gulati, alumnus from the School of Media and Cultural Studies (TISS) that traces the rich history and lives of Parsis in India.Boman Kohinoor, owner of ... [Published Mid Day - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Mumbai, India
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

The 'Marwari' business community is now a part of history

By Tirthankar RoyFor the business historian, India is a fascinating country. For centuries, its coastal regions traded with the world and enormous caravan trains moved grain and cotton overland. The coastal trade encouraged the European East India Companies ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Max Weber, Parsis, India
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

MLA seeks sop from Narendra Modi for Parsis to visit Iran

Member of legislative assembly, Mangal Prabhat Lodha has written a letter to prime minister, Narendra Modi asking for subsidy for Parsi community to help them visit their "place of origin".Lodha has asked Modi to set aside around Rs5 crore so that the ... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Iran, Narendra Modi
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

India must save Yazidis, says RSS ideologue

India must take initiative to find an escape route to Yazidis in Iraq, according to RSS ideologue and Director of Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram Director P Parameswaran here today. "The cruel persecution and near-elimination of a miniscule race 'the Yazidis' ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Aug 24 2014]

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"We strongly feel that the problem in Iraq is caused by a misunderstanding of Islam, those who propagate the holocaust are actually unaware of the true Islam and Quran's teachings" the memorandum said
"When our government came, there were rumours that this ministry would be shut. However, the prime minister told me to work specifically for the Muslims, who have not got their basic rights in 60 years of Independence" Heptulla said
...translated and edited 39 books including a pilgrim's guide to Parsi fire temples and dharamshalas and a hard-bound volume on Parsi statues. "There are only three statues in the BombayBombay Stock Exchange and all of them are Parsis" Giara tells us. Another curious find was a Parsi lady's statue in a Datta mandir at Matunga
"It's common knowledge that bakeries are usually run by Christians or Parsis, grocery shops by West Indians, vegetable and fruits by North Indian and perfumes by Muslims and each of these places have a special place for their Gods" said Chandroji

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Making minorities disappear [Published Daily Times - 3 hours ago]
Mehrab Irani outlines the path to financial fre... [Published DNA India - 14 hours ago]
Scholarship Alert [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
IBA strongly condemns religious discrimination [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Bangalore: Archbishop Submits Memorandum to Pre... [Published Mangalorean - Sep 19 2014]
Archbishop, 7 Bishops in India Meet Governor on... [Published AINA - Sep 19 2014]
Decision on minority status for Pandits rests ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Minority status likely for Kashmiri Hindus [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
9/18/2014: Metro: Delhi Parsi body’s plan to op... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 18 2014]
BJP’s politics of ‘Love Jihad’ [Published The Echo Of India - Sep 17 2014]
Najma announces Rs 120 cr relief [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 17 2014]
Decision on minority status for KPs rests with ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 17 2014]
Keen on law to remove Waqf property encroachmen... [Published Siasat Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Past Masters: History enthusiasts document thei... [Published Times of India - Sep 15 2014]
Spirituality and calm dominate her canvas [Published Deccan Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Congress disbands all Minority cells in country... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 15 2014]
Parsis plan 2-yr ad blitz to increase numbers [Published Mumbai Mirror - Sep 14 2014]
Nine food myths busted [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 14 2014]
Madras miscellany: Oxford professor without a d... [Published The Hindu - Sep 14 2014]
Bangalore: Archbishop Calls for Solidarity on V... [Published Mangalorean - Sep 14 2014]
9/14/2014: MISCELLANY: THE CASE OF THE VANISHIN... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 14 2014]
Know why PM Modi's agenda of repealing archaic ... [Published Oneindia - Sep 13 2014]
What Does the World Eat for Breakfast? [Published NDTV - Sep 13 2014]
Watch Qissa-e-Parsi [Published Mid Day - Sep 13 2014]
That hoax called love jihad [Published Millennium Post - Sep 11 2014]
The 'Borahs': An Indian minority residing in S... [Published Asian Image - Sep 11 2014]
If willing, government can do anything, says SC [Published Daijiworldcom - Sep 11 2014]
'It's almost like a musical without music' [Published Mid Day - Sep 11 2014]
The making of a ghetto [Published Livemint.com - Sep 10 2014]
Usually unusual India [Published Millennium Post - Sep 08 2014]
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5 People You May Not Have Known Were Parsis [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 18 2014]
Parsis, a group of Zoroastrians who emigrated from Persia to India more than a thousand years ago, celebrate their new year, or Navroz, on Monday. Here are some of India’s most well-known Parsis. ...
WHY THE WEST FINDS MODI’S RISE INCONVENIENT [Published IntelliBriefs - May 10 2014]
Shttp:// www.crusadewatch.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1187&Itemid=9 BY Sankrant-sanu Newspapers across the Western world are falling over each other with articles condemning Narendra Modi's likely rise as India's Prime Minister.  From ...
True Beginning Of Our End – Outlook [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 28 2014]
An alliance of bullies, emboldened by a perceived electoral victory, are rousing a hatefest Our school books carried a mantra on the very first page, ‘India is my country. All Indians are my brothers and my sisters. I love my country. I am proud of ...
Come and be a Part of Major Change with BSP, Ga... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 21 2014]
Noida, India, March 21, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Lok Sabha Election, the longest election in the country's history is scheduled from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India. Different parties are up racing for the same; amongst ...
Eye on Iran: UN: Still a Way to Go in Iran Nuke... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 10 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> For continuing coverage follow us on Twitter  and joinour Facebook group.    Top Stories AP: "U.N. inspectors looking into allegations Iran worked on nucleararms cautioned Monday that - despite progress ...
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